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  • Superalloys
    Superalloys
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2212-8
    344 pages, November, 2015
    Superalloy, or high-performance alloy, is an alloy that exhibits several key characteristics: excellent mechanical strength, resistance to thermal creep deformation, good surface stability, and resistance to corrosion or oxidation. The crystal struct ...
  • New Trends in Alloy Development, Characterization and Application
    New Trends in Alloy Development, Characterization and Application
    Editor Zaki Ahmad
    ISBN 978-953-51-2171-8
    274 pages, September, 2015
    The book explores the new developments that have taken place in recent years in the processing and application of aluminium alloys. The chapter on self diffusion shows a complete detail of the mechanism of diffusion in aluminium alloys and how it aff ...
  • Photonic Crystals
    Photonic Crystals
    Editor Alireza Bananej
    ISBN 978-953-51-2121-3
    178 pages, April, 2015
    As a reason of information explosion, electronic communication networks are not sufficient for high bit rate data transmission. This problem has been solved by optical networks which caused the birth of a new area of technology, photonics. In photoni ...
  • Shape Memory Alloys - Processing, Characterization and Applications
    Shape Memory Alloys - Processing, Characterization and Applications
    Editor Francisco Manuel Braz Fernandes
    ISBN 978-953-51-1084-2
    290 pages, April, 2013
    Shape memory alloys have become in the past decades a well established research subject. However, the complex relations between properties and structure have created a continuously growing interest for a deeper insight all this time. The complexity o ...
  • Aluminium Alloys - New Trends in Fabrication and Applications
    Aluminium Alloys - New Trends in Fabrication and Applications
    Editor Zaki Ahmad
    ISBN 978-953-51-0861-0
    368 pages, December, 2012
    Aluminium alloys have undergone a dramatic transformation in areas of extrusion, machining, welding, heat treatment, structural changes, created by ultra fine particles and enhanced corrosion resistance. Hence, these alloys have made rapid gains in E ...
  • Metal Forming - Process, Tools, Design
    Metal Forming - Process, Tools, Design
    Editor Mohsen Kazeminezhad
    ISBN 978-953-51-0804-7
    218 pages, October, 2012
    Different aspects of metal forming, consisting of process, tools and design, are presented in this book. The chapters of this book include the state of art and analysis of the processes considering the materials characteristics. The processes of hydr ...
  • Physics and Technology of Silicon Carbide Devices
    Physics and Technology of Silicon Carbide Devices
    Editor Yasuto Hijikata
    ISBN 978-953-51-0917-4
    412 pages, October, 2012
    Recently, some SiC power devices such as Schottky-barrier diodes (SBDs), metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect-transistors (MOSFETs), junction FETs (JFETs), and their integrated modules have come onto the market. However, to stably supply them and r ...
  • Heat Treatment - Conventional and Novel Applications
    Heat Treatment - Conventional and Novel Applications
    Editor Frank Czerwinski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0768-2
    420 pages, September, 2012
    Heat treatment and surface engineering are seen as crucial elements in the design and manufacture of strategic components in a wide range of market sectors and industries including air, sea and land transportation, energy production, mining, defense ...